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Walney South by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Walney South division of Cumbria County Council on 16 April 2015 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Mandy Telford.

Frank Cassidy held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
63.4%
UKIP
20.8%
Conservative
15.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Frank Cassidy 727 63.4% +2.0%
UKIP Graham Pritchard 239 20.8% +3.3%
Conservative Gregg Peers 181 15.8% -5.3%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 488 (42.5%) - Swing: 0.7% Lab to UKIP


2013 Result

Labour
61.4%
Conservative
21.1%
UKIP
17.5%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Mandy Telford 705 61.4%
Conservative David Marcus 242 21.1%
UKIP John Pollard 201 17.5%
Turnout: 27.0% - Majority: 463 (40.3%)


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